The colour of rainbows in sand, ormer is Jersey’s very own mother of pearl that is found on the island’s coast. For centuries, ormers have been eaten and traded and their beautiful shell used for a variety of decorative purposes. They are an important part of Jersey’s cultural heritage and marine ecology, so here’s a little insight into their rare and fascinating world.
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A plan to protect and improve the health of honey bees in England and Wales has been published by Defra and the Welsh Government.
Four key outcomes include effective biosecurity and a good standard of husbandry to minimise pest and disease risk, enhanced skills and production capability, the use of science and evidence to support bee health and
Farming in the UK is a vitally important part of the overall economy as well as meeting the majority of our domestic food consumption needs. Overall, agriculture contributed around £24 billion of revenues and around £8.5 billion of Gross Value Added to the UK economy in 2015.
Since the end of World War II in 1945, British agriculture has become 'production orientated'. In the second